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'''Dwight David''' "'''Ike'''" '''Eisenhower''' ( ; October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969) was an American politician and general who served as the List of Presidents of the United States|34th President of the United States from 1953 until 1961. He was a General of the Army (United States)|five-star general in the United States Army during World War II and served as Supreme Commander of the Allied Expeditionary Force|Supreme Commander of the Allies of World War II|Allied Forces in Europe. He was responsible for planning and supervising the invasion of North Africa in Operation Torch in 1942–43 and the successful Invasion of Normandy|invasion of France and Allied advance from Paris to the Rhine|Germany in 1944–45 from the Western Front (World War II)|Western Front. In 1951, he became the first Supreme Allied Commander Europe|Supreme Commander of NATO. Eisenhower was of...
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